The collection documents the various duties undertaken by Shirley Roper at Pepperdine University during her tenure and range
in date from 1963 to 2011. The types of materials include correspondence, administrative documents and forms, policy manuals,
committee meeting materials, and official Pepperdine pamphlets and booklets related to special events.
In 1963, Shirley Roper began her 49 year long career at Pepperdine University as a full-time student and part-time student
worker. Working for President M. Norvel Young, Roper was responsible for all office filing and typing his articles for various
publications. At the time, the president’s office consisted of four individuals: the president, the executive secretary, the
correspondence secretary, and Roper. This position introduced Roper to the inner-workings of a small college.
41.88 linear feet
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25 years from date of creation.